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Liberation Programs Announces Board of Directors for Fiscal Year 2021

Liberation Programs, Inc Announces Appointment of New Board Chair and Directors (Norwalk, CT) – Liberation Programs, Inc (LPI) announced the start of its new Fiscal Year on July 1, 2020 with the appointment of a new Chair of the Board of Directors, two new Board Members. Joining the Board are Debra Hertz, Maria B. Hancock, […]

Liberation Programs Responds to Racial Injustice

Dear Friends, At Liberation Programs, we stand against racism, social injustice, and police brutality. In recent days we have watched in horror as George Floyd was murdered by a police officer. Racial tensions and violence against Black individuals have once again shaken our society. We stand with you in your grief, anger, and sadness at […]

Liberation Programs Remains Open During Coronavirus Pandemic

Liberation Programs, a leading behavioral health organization specializing in substance use treatment in Fairfield County, is adapting to the Coronavirus Pandemic to continue its life saving programs at a time when they are needed more than ever. Liberation’s Outpatient Programs in Bridgeport and Stamford are still accepting walk in admissions for mental health, Methadone, extended […]

John Hamilton speaks at the Greenwich Retired Men’s Association

Liberation’s President and CEO John Hamilton presented as part of the Greenwich Retired Men’s Association’s weekly speaker series at First Presbyterian Church of Greenwich. The presentation, How to Strengthen Resiliency in Families, included topics such as addiction potential of substances, parent/child communication, and brain development stages. John’s presentation was highlighted by and reported in the Greenwich […]

What Message Are We Sending to Young People?

What Message Are We Sending to Young People? Everyone seems to searching for an answer or way to have an impact on the current heroin epidemic.  There’s been a lot of conversation, meetings, and awareness events. Here’s a suggestion that each one of us can implement starting tomorrow that is a zero cost idea guaranteed […]

Kicking Open the Door on Mental Health

Kicking Open the Door on Mental Health I want to share with you the story of my friend Diane. Diane struggled with a heroin addiction for many years. Although she went to treatment, she relapsed several times and heroin gradually robbed her of the basic elements of her life; family, job, friends.

In Search of Peace and Joy Over Christmas, New Year’s

In Search of Peace and Joy Over Christmas, New Year’s We are just moments away from one of the biggest party weeks in American life – Christmas and New Year’s Eve.  This time of the year, filled with celebration, can also be filled with something else, something darker.

What’s A Family To Do?

What’s A Family To Do?: Strategies for Helping a Loved One Who is Addicted to Drugs or Alcohol What is a family to do when a loved one has an active addiction to alcohol or drugs? That is the challenge faced by scores of parents, siblings and children each day in this country. The numbers […]

Death on Christmas Day

Death on Christmas Day Joe and Charlene’s son Patrick would be 41 years old if he were alive today.  Patrick was a lovable, introverted, very bright young man whose warmth and sensitive spirit made him easy to befriend.  No one, not his parents, sister or neighbors would ever have predicted that he would die at […]